Nolan Petote

Nolan P.

Wexford, PA
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Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Students receive detailed instruction oriented to their specific needs. Students will be provided with a means to develop a lifelong appreciation of music and the arts.

About Nolan P.



• Teaching privately for many years and currently has 50 weekly students
• Woodwind Coordinator for the Pittsburgh Youth Concert Orchestra
• Conducts his students in multiple clarinet chamber ensembles that regular perform
• Students have had successful auditions and attended PMEA All-State, NAfME All-Eastern Honors Bands
• Students attended Penn State University, Carnegie Mellon University, Slippery Rock University, Seton Hill University to study music

Carnegie Mellon University
• Advanced Music Studies Certificate in Clarinet. Graduated May 2015
• Master’s of Music Performance Degree in Clarinet. Graduated May 2014
• Master’s GPA=3.99
• Member of National Music Honor Society Pi Kappa Lambda, Theta Xi chapter

Duquesne University
• Bachelor’s of Music Performance Degree in Clarinet. Graduated May 2012
• Winner of the 2010 Duquesne University Concerto Competition
• Winner of the 2012 Duquesne University Charles Bruno Concerto Competition
• Graduated Magna Cum Laude, Dean’s List 7 of 8 semesters, GPA=3.8
• Winner of the 2008 Blackwood Music Scholarship, 2012 Tuesday Musical Club Scholarship

Nolan (clarinet/saxophone) has been teaching for numerous years. The lessons are meant to encourage clarinet and saxophone study through private lessons, ensembles, and studio classes. Students will develop a lifelong appreciation for music and the arts. He has had many students successfully audition for and attend PMEA All-State and NAfME All-Eastern Honors Bands and Orchestras. He has also had students go on to study music collegiately at Carnegie Mellon University, Penn State Univeristy, Slippery Rock University, and Seton Hill University.

Nolan holds Master's and Advanced Music Studies Degrees in music performance from Carnegie Mellon University. While at Carnegie Mellon, Nolan was a member of the National Music Honor Society Pi Kappa Lambda, Theta Xi chapter. He is also a 2012 Magna Cum Laude graduate of Duquesne University with a Bachelor's Degree in music performance. While at Duquesne, he was a winner of the 2010 Duquesne University Symphony Concerto Competition and 2012 Charles Bruno Wind Symphony Concerto Competition. He is also a scholarship winner of the 2008 Blackwood Theater Organ Society, 2012 Tuesday Musical Club. Nolan has substituted numerous times with the Orchestras of Charleston (SC), South Florida, Albany (NY), Wheeling, Westmoreland, and Johnstown. He is the woodwind coordinator for the PYCO youth orchestra, conducts multiple clarinet ensembles for his students, and maintains a large private teaching studio of over 50 weekly students.


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Clarinet/Saxophone Teacher
Mar 2016 - Present

PYCO School of Music

Woodwind Coordinator
Sep 2015 - Present

Pittsburgh Youth Concert Orchestra

Clarinet/Saxophone Teacher
Jun 2014 - Present

Newlonsburg Music Academy


Advanced Music Certificate
Aug 2014 - Present

Carnegie Mellon University

Master of Music
Aug 2012 - May 2014

Carnegie Mellon University

Bachelor of Music
Aug 2008 - May 2012

Duquesne University



Professional Proficiency


All PA State Background Checks
Mar 2017



Phi Kappa Lambda
Sep 2013
The purpose of this Society is to provide an organization dedicated to the furtherance of music in education and education in music in colleges, universities, and other institutions of higher learning, which offer music degree programs in one or more fields. The primary objective of the Society is the recognition and encouragement of the highest level of musical achievement and academic scholarship.

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